Essays about: "sustainable diets"

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  1. 1. Plant-based diets, planet power, and the patriarchy: A study on food and identity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Ellen Andersson; Louise Bonnevier; [2020]
    Keywords : Social anthropology; sustainability; plant-based; identity; naturalness; ethical values; gender stereotypes; communication; consumption; globalization.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Much research has been done on the sustainability of food consumption in the science sphere, but the research on social sustainability and plant-based diets are lacking in anthropology. This thesis aims to investigate how cultural perceptions affect what we choose to eat and if these perceptions can be challenged for the sake of sustainability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Plant-based diets, planet power, and the patriarchy: A study on food and identity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Louise Bonnevier; Ellen Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : Social anthropology; sustainability; plant-based; identity; naturalness; ethical values; gender stereotypes; communication; consumption; globalization.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Much research has been done on the sustainability of food consumption in the science sphere, but the research on social sustainability and plant-based diets are lacking in anthropology. This thesis aims to investigate how cultural perceptions affect what we choose to eat and if these perceptions can be challenged for the sake of sustainability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Filamentous fungus Paecilomyces variotii in feed for Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) : assessment of apparent digestibility and early signs of inflammation

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Amanda Dahlberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Rainbow trout; single cell protein; Paecilomyces variotii; apparent digest-ibility coefficient; inflammation;

    Abstract : Aquaculture production has been increasing rapidly over the last few decades and therefore the amount of feed needed for the increasing production is also on the rise. Salmonids and other farmed carnivorous fish require high amount of protein in their diets, which is currently supplied mostly by fish meal or soy bean. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vegans: from radical hippies to inspiring celebrities? : a study on what influences vegetarian’s decision when considering veganism

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Anneli Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : vegan; vegetarian; meat consumption; environmental communication; carnism; discourses; attitudes; cognitive dissonance; norms; perceptions; behavioural change;

    Abstract : Meat consumption has a negative effect on climate change, making it important to increase more sustainable diets, such as veganism. This research has focused on understanding why vegetarians, who are so due to animal rights and climate benefits, have not become vegans. READ MORE

  5. 5. The buzzing future of food: Opportunities and barriers for Denmark to normalize insects as a sustainable meat alternative

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Selja Snorradottir; [2019]
    Keywords : edible insects; meat alternative; integral theory; barriers; opportunities; sustainability science; Denmark; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Insects have been recommended by the FAO as a sustainable food alternative to meat. Despite their nutritional quality and sustainability, most Western countries still see insects as belonging far away from the dinner table. Although still a niche market, Denmark has been at the forefront of innovation and adoption of edible insects. READ MORE